The female-founded startup, which has been called “the Netflix of clothes,” announced it has raised an additional $4.4 million. By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0) In November Rent the Runway, a startup that allows women to rent designer clothes rather than buy them, raised $20 million in funding with Condé Nast Publications, Bain Capital Ventures, [...]
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Support women entrepreneurs building high-growth ventures online! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Women are still missing at the top levels of business. From executive positions to boardrooms, women are missing from the top levels of businesses we shop at. It always frustrates me to look at a beloved clothing companies’ website to [...]
From ModCloth to Moda Operandi, these tech startups in the fashion space are founded by women to watch. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Democratizing fashion has never been so venture-fundable. With successes like Gilt Group and Ideeli, “a lot of women go to Harvard with the intent of working on the business [...]
By 2018, women-owned businesses in the U.S. will generate a third of new jobs. By Leah Eichler (Contributing Writer, Femme-O-Nomics) When I decided to leave the world of the gainfully employed to launch my own company, I may have suffered from a selective attention span. To this day, I struggle to see anything but entrepreneurial [...]
By Doreen Bloch (Author, The Coolest Startups in America) I am ecstatic to debut on Women 2.0 the launch of my first book, The Coolest Startups in America. Women 2.0 is a revered space online to inform people about accomplishments by women in the startup community; through my book, I bring a similar mission to [...]